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tv   Good Day Tampa Bay 430AM  FOX  December 1, 2016 4:30am-5:00am EST

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manolo! you're so cold, come in! what's wrong? it's dry... your scalp? mine gets dry in the winter too. try head and shoulders' dry scalp care it nourishes the scalp and... ...keeps you up to 100% flake free ((walter)) head and shoulders' dry scalp care good morning.. and welcome to good day tampa bay at 4-30. we'll get to your weather and traffic in a minute. but first, we're following some breaking news in tampa... where a huge fire has broken out at a rec center. fox 13's shayla reaves is out there with the
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in manatee county: a substitute teacher is off the job.. after he was charged with molesting three girls. detectives say "brad bellingar" knew the girls outside of school.. and he's been abusing them for ?years. the manatee school district says bellingar worked as a substitute teacher 20-11. the district released a statement to the bradenton herald.. saying bellingar was immediately removed from his position wednesday..after they learned of his arrest. and st. pete police will be out today... for a new operation, focused on pedestrian safety. over the next few weeks, officers will be at ten different ?high risk areas giving out warnings and education materials to drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. and starting next ?month, officers will start ?ticketing people in
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today's effort starts at ten a-m at the corner of 3rd avenue south and 3rd stret south. a local display of american history - could soon be ?history in another way. the armed forces history museum in largo is now planning to shut down... for good. . the museum has been dealing with six hundred thousand dollars in ?debt... every year. it's founder - john piazza - was fronting the cash to keep it afloat, but he passed away last month. the museum's director says donor to come forward - or else the doors will close for good at the end of january. the location of the museum is blamed for it's failure. it's off the beaten path in an industrial park. and another big question remains - what happens to the rare items inside? they're now asking other museums... like the smithsonian... if they'd be willing to take them. severe weather continued to impact the southeast overnight, including the panhandle. these are images from okaloosa county where storms brought down
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people inside were not injured. a possible funnel cloud was spotted in destin... and there was a torando warning issued for the area for about 30 minutes. and speaking of storms... finally a day to ?celebrate. hurricane season is ?officially over. november 30th was the official last day of the atlantic season. and i think we can all agree... ?good riddance! this was the ?busiest atlantic hurricane season since 20-10. total of 15 named tropical storms formed during 2016, ?seven of which turned into hurricanes. and five named storms ?hit the u-s. of course the most devastating was "hurricane matthew." it left hundreds dead in haiti... before ripping up the east coast of florida. but matthew wasn't technically a ?major hurricane...when it made landfall... .that's a category three or above. which means the u-s has now gone 11 ?years without a major hurricane making landfall in the u-s. the ?longest
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and big news about how we'll be tracking the ?next hurricane sesason. noaa's fleet of hurricane hunter planes are ?moving to lakeland. the nine planes fly into weather systems to collect critical data. they've spent the last 20 years at macdill. but they have to move because the air force needs the space for refueling jets. so... the hurricane hunters will soon call lakeland linder regional airport home! construction on the new hangar should be
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what goes ?down... must come up. and that's bad news for drivers. after the break... the big meeting
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let the christmas season ?officially begin! the most famous this morning. new york flipped the switch on the rockefeller center tree last night. the norway spruce stands 94 feet tall and has more than 50 ?thousand bulbs. the ?topper alone, stands almost ten feet tall. the tree will stay lit every night... through the first
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and... get ready for higher gas prices the next few months. members of "opec" held a big meeting yesterday, and agreed to cut oil production by about 600 ?thousand barrels a day. it's effective january first, and the deal is good for at ?least the next six months. less production of course means higher ?gas prices. here in tampa bay theyre up almost ten cents, in less than a week. some stations are already up to 2-30 a gallon. an about ?face... for one hollywood actor. why it took him almost thirty ?years... to get back one ?evil role. plus... no pressure kid. your dad's only the ?greatest olympic swimmer of all time. after the break: michael phelps gives a ?live his son's very first swim lessons.
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chex party mix. it's what the holidays are made of. sweet cinnamon-sugar on the outside, crazy on the inside.
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the time is now 4xx...and here's a look at the top trending stories from overnight. after almost three ?decades... actor "billy dee williams" is finally returning to one ?iconic role. but we're not talking about "star wars". did you know he actually played a comic book villian, as well. although technically he wasnt a ?villian when "williams" played him. he dent, in the 1989 batman movie. the character would eventually become the villian "two face" ... in later "batman" movies... and was played by other actors. fans called it one of the greatest missed opportunities in superhero cinema history. well billy dee is finally ?back in the role again... in ?voice only. the director of the "lego batman" movie just confirmed
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this time. the animated comedy also features the voices of will arnett, zach galifianakis, and ralph fiennes. it hits theaters in february . another ?phelps swimming in the summer olympics. but you'll probably still have to wait another 16 ?years. michael phelps was on facebook live yesterday... to show his son boomer taking one of his first ?swim lessons. and it was actually in the ?same pool, where phelps first learned how to swim. they were even joined by michael's first swimming instructor. and of course 'boomer' still has a ?ways to go... he's only six ?months old! but it looks like he ?already feels comfortable in the water. he was so relaxed, he was even
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going for the gold... at the 20-32 olympics. a new twist... on a classic holiday drink. after the break: where you can now get your "eggnog"... in a ?beer bottle. plus... before you head outside: dave joins us after the break, wi a
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golden brown and sticky things. fresh out of the oven, why can't they cool things? new things, old things. and blink and they're gone, those went fast things. make the oven one of the things they're most excited to open. it's baking season.
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talk about a ?tight spot. crews in jacksonville had to pull of a unique rescue wednesday, one of florida's most beloved and endangered animals. firefighters had to save a manatee that got
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while paving a nearby street. crews worked for hours...carefully cutting away at pipes and removing dirt to pull the manatee out. it was taken to seaworld to get evaluated. thankfully it only has a few cuts and scrapes. this morning in palm harbor... florida fish and wildlife will send a "manatee rescue team" to lake tarpon. it comes after three or four manatees were spotted ?trapped in the lake. the manatees got there by swimming through a water-control structure connected to the gulf during tropical storm even though the lake has plenty of vegetation... wildlife officials are concerned that the water might get too cold. the team will try to find the sea cows and relocate them to the gulf. and this isn't the first time manatees have been ?stuck in a waterway. it also happened at a golf course in crystal river, back in september. six manatees got trapped in a pond after a storm surge from hurricane hermine carried them there. that group was ?also relocated to warmer waters. but some actually tried swimming ?back... to get to
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a new twist on a holiday treat... debuts today in clearwater. the "seadog brewery" is releasing its new seasonal beer.. "santa's helper white eggnog porter." it has a full body and a creamy texture, just like eggnog... and to give it that ?kick... it even has a touch of ?bourbon in it. the beer will be sold ?exclusively at the clearwater they're having a big "release party" today at three.
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((vanessa tossback... coming up: a developing story in east tampa... where a rec center has been engulfed in flames. fox 13's shayla reaves will give us another ?live update
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for joining us. i'm walter allen((vanessa)) and i'm vanessa ruffess... jen epstein will join us next hour. we're continuing to follow breaking news in tampa... where crews are battling a massive fire at a rec center. (vanessa - take cg3) the winston park recreation center on destin drive in the clair- mel area, caught fire a little more than an hour ago. the flames were so huge at one point, our shayla reaves could see them a mile away on the selmon expressway. ((vanessa shayla is at the scene right now... shayla, firefighters just held


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